Yeah because getting a major in history or English literature will set you up for a very lucrative career 🤦🏼‍♂️ $STUDY
Thiel: I think one of the, one of the great lies that we tell in our society is about stem, science, technology, engineering, math, uh, because, um, there are in fact no jobs in most of these stem fields. The, you know, the, the only two stem fields I think work or computer science and maybe petroleum engineering at this point because so few people go into them because reasons that we don’t have to go into, but, uh, but every other field does not work. If you get a phd in physics or in chemistry, there’s no well paying job for you at the end. Same is true of, you know, biology, things like this. I’ve often, I’ve often commented that I think the, uh, uh, you’re better off as an undergraduate majoring in the humanities than in the sciences because in the humanities at least, you know, there will be no job for you at the end
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@OMW2Money To make one thing clear, the current model of schooling wasn’t built to foster a cultured mind in the Victorian sense we’re told. It’s based on the Prussian model of education that was 1/2 military training and 1/2 state child care for the working class. It was primarily designed to reenforce obedient behavior. A large part of war in antiquity was getting your men to willing march into fire without breaking. America adopted this design and reformed it, only instead of building the perfect soldier, they were trying to shape the perfect generation of factory workers to power the US. (This is why schools have a fire house bell in order to tell time, much like a factory floor.)